Lawmakers Begin New Round on Negotiations on Debt

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Speaker of the House, John Boehner (R-OH) and House Republican Conference Chairman, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) wait for a news briefing about the budget on April 15, 2011. Speaker of the House, John Boehner (R-OH) and House Republican Conference Chairman, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) wait for a news briefing about the budget on April 15, 2011. (Getty Images)

The president travels to Ground Zero in lower Manhattan today; but back in Washington the debate over the budget and debt ceilign continues. A bipartisan group of lawmakers will meet for the first time with Vice President Joe Biden to try to find an agreement on raising the debt limit. And as can be expected, there's a lot of jockeying and lowering of expectations. Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich shares the latest.

Guests:

Todd Zwillich

Produced by:

Arwa Gunja

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